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CV Axle Installation Tips

CV joint shafts are typically being replaced at anywhere from 70,000 to 130,000 miles.

CV Joint Replacement Tips

Constant-velocity (CV) joints have been around since the 1980s when front-wheel drive (FWD) came into widespread use.

VIDEO: Identify CV Axle Problems Before They’re Failures

There are a number of tells that indicate if a CV axle is going bad. This video is sponsored by GSP North America.

CV Axle Diagnostic And Service Tips

Axle failure can usually be traced to a worn boot, alignment issue or a problem with components attached to the axle.

CV Axles: A Look Inside A Joint

Check out these photos and take a look inside a joint.

VIDEO: Clicking From The CV Joint Or Axle? Check Out This TSB

Andrew Markel introduces a TSB from Nissan involving noise from the area of the CV joint, and discusses what could be causing the noise.

How To Diagnose NVH Complaints In Drivetrain Components

Thanks to advanced technology, modern vehicles operate with fewer noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) complaints than ever ­before.

Photo Tech: A Look At CV Axle Joints

CV joint housings are typically forged from iron billets. After the joint is machined, induction heat treating is used to harden wear surfaces.

VIDEO: Should Axle Nuts Be Reused On A New Hub Or Axle?

Should the axle nut be replaced when a new wheel bearing or CV joint is replaced? Andrew Markel discusses when to replace the axle nut as well as the proper torque procedure when using an axle nut socket.